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The primacy of finding cost-effective solutions for achieving deep cuts in India’s space cooling requirement cannot be overstated. Considering this, it is perhaps time to take more ambitious leaps and curb carbon emissions by slowing down the space cooling demand through Energy-Efficient Building Envelopes, by strategically putting to use existing technology and discovering more effective and efficient ways of doing the same.


This article was written by Arshiya Bhutani, a student of National Law School of India University, as part of her internship at CSTEP. The article is based on research studies published on


Cooling India